Hammer & Tongue Hackney
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The Victoria (map)
451 Queensbridge Road, Dalston, Hackney,
London,, United Kingdom E8 3AS
Live Spoken Word from Hollie McNish, Simon Mole and Michael J Parker, plus the open mic slam. Hosted by Sam Berkson and Raymond Antrobus
Hollie McNish: Former UK Slam Poetry Champion, creator of books and albums, featured on Radio 4, BBC 2, Southbank Centre etc. "I can't take my ears off her" - Benjamin Zephaniah
Simon Mole: Poet whose words were formed in battle rapping and hiphop open-mics, whose vision was expanded through the composition of theatre and critically acclaimed one-man shows. "the poet from the pub, that rapper from the beach, the friendly guy with the big eyes who told that story"
Mchael Parker: Brighton based, Midlands-raised poet. Big performer and poetic explorer.
Slam: Sign up on the night, 1st come, 1st served, judged by your peers, 3.5minutes. no props. no music. Winners go thorugh to Regional Final for a chance to win a place in a National Slam